SONY: Valve inks key PS3 deal

SONY: Valve inks key PS3 deal
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

June 16th 2010 at 12:34AM

Portal 2 confirmed for Sony console, complemented by Valve's digital distribution offering

One of the biggest surprises of the Sony E3 press briefing today wasn't new hardware - it was the appearance of one of the firm's most outspoken critics on stage embracing PS3.

That critic? Valve boss Gabe Newell, who has repeated criticised Sony's hardware and strategy in recent years.

But that's all water under the bridge now.

Portal 2, the sequel to Valve's quirky original game from 2007, is heading to PlayStation 3.

And it's also complemented by online service features powered by Valve's innovative, independent digital channel Steam.

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